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Historic wagon in South Pass City, Wyoming. View of Split Rock on the Oregon Trail in Wyoming. Oregon Trail commemorative marker in Wyoming. Inscription Rock on the Oregon Trail in Wyoming. Replica of covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in Wyoming.
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During the 1800s, Wyoming became the focus for western expansion. The discovery of the South Pass route through the Rocky Mountains opened the way for the Oregon, Mormon Pioneer, California and Pony Express Historic Trails to become established.